A scholar who has closely followed reforms that MBS has made to Wahhabism, an austere form of Islam, explains the changes taking place in the Saudi kingdom and their impact.
Better monitoring of groundwater is important for sustainable management.
Examining how military coups unfold is crucial to understanding a country’s path back to democracy.
A scholar of the Hebrew Bible argues that very little is known about the location of Mount Sinai, and it is likely that it was once part of a foundational legend.
A technique called portable X-ray fluorescence has helped Egyptologists identify changes and adjustments to details of tomb decoration that are invisible to the human eye.
The Nile Basin states are keen to see what kind of deal Ethiopia reaches with Egypt and Sudan.
Africa contributes less than 1% of research worldwide on movement behaviours in children. This means that research on movement behaviours has largely excluded over 16% of the world’s population.
Hundreds of rivers are shared between two or more countries – this could be a source of cooperation or conflict.
From the Arab Spring to the Belarus Awakening and the ongoing Iranian protest Women, Life, Freedom, female-centered imagery and social media are battlegrounds of resistance and oppression.
The way many Americans think about racial identity today is hard to map onto the complex history of ancient Egypt and ancient Nubia.
As the United States government builds economic and security ties with African countries, some of those countries are encouraging African Americans to establish social and economic ties in Africa.
Political will is key to tackling pupils’ literacy struggles.
The ethnicity outcry says more about today’s preoccupations with race than ancient Egypt’s.
Sudan’s location and natural resources have attracted international partners keen to benefit either geopolitically or economically.
Violence in Sudan threatens to throw the troubled nation into chaos. A scholar of the region explains what is going on and what’s at stake.
Political protests in Kenya have become insular, sectarian, tribal and unashamedly personality driven.
Aquifers are highly prevalent across Africa – but they’re not always going to be usable.
The spike in violence was marked by a 68% increase in fatalities involving civilians.
We uncovered evidence of a rebellion so significant, that events such as Cleopatra’s affairs and the rise of Christianity may not have come to pass without it.
Fossils aren’t just pieces of the past that allow scientists to look backwards. They can play a role in modern policy decision-making, too.